Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 2:15pm
Brexit Protests Build as Voters Hope Unity is Still Possible
As the Brexit backlash continues to grow, thousands gathered in London's Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to protest the UK's vote to leave the European Union—even as organizers called off the event after an extraordinary 50,000 people said they would attend. As the dust settles from last week's...
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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 11:00am
Obama Insiders Angling to Buy For-Profit College Amid Crackdown
Three former Obama administration insiders are working behind the scenes to get the Education Department to approve a private buy of the controversial University of Phoenix college system —even as President Barack Obama pledges to rein in for-profit education. Politico reports : The investors...
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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 4:30pm
At Least 28 Killed, Scores Wounded as Explosions Hit Turkey Airport
#Istanbul Tweets This story may be updated. Update: News outlets quoted Turkish officials report that at least 28 people are confirmed dead and scores more wounded following a violent attack at the major international airport in Istanbul, Turkey on Tuesday. Two explosions hit Istanbul's main...
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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:15pm
US-Mexico-Canada Aim for 50% Clean Power by 2025, But Where is 'Real Action'?
U.S. President Barack Obama, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are poised to commit to a new plan that will require their countries to produce 50 percent of their power from clean sources by 2025—drawing praise and caution from climate advocates who...
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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:30am
Corbyn Loses No-Confidence Vote, Vows Not to 'Betray' Supporters by Resigning
Update: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday lost a no-confidence vote by 176-40. That means 81 percent of his party is calling for his resignation. Sky News reports that "Labour deputy leader Tom Watson and former shadow business secretary Angela Eagle have been meeting. It is believed...
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Monday, June 27, 2016 - 4:15pm
Clinton Capitalizes on Anti-Wall Street Fervor in First Rally with Warren
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Hillary Clinton for their first joint campaign appearance on Monday to introduce an economic plan that the presumptive Democratic nominee hopes will rally the populist spirit stirred by rival Bernie Sanders. Despite Clinton's well-known ties to the financial...
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Monday, June 27, 2016 - 2:00pm
Investigation on Black Market Fate of CIA Weapons Raises New Questions
Weapons shipped to Jordan by the CIA and Saudi Arabia for use by Syrian rebels ended up on the black market, highlighting the dangers of the U.S. government's decades-old program to arm and train foreign fighters, a new investigation published Monday by the New York Times and Al Jazeera reveals...
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Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:00am
Seizing on Brexit, Corbyn Opponents Attempt to Oust Leftist Leader
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, caught in the political crosshairs of a post-referendum Parliament , is remaining defiant as opponents seize on Brexit turmoil to attempt to push him out of office. Corbyn is now readying for a leadership contest after 20 shadow cabinet ministers stepped down over...
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Friday, June 24, 2016 - 3:45pm
'Captivity is Degrading': Historic and Controversial Buenos Aires Zoo to Close
The historic and scandal-prone Buenos Aires zoo is set to close and all animals transitioned to nature preserves because, as the city's Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta put simply on Friday, "Captivity is degrading." The 140-year-old zoo in Buenos Aires' Palermo neighborhood will be turned into an "...
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Friday, June 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
Standing on Backs of Global Poor, Filthy Rich Getting Even Filthier
The wealth gap keeps growing as the world's richest get richer at the expense of the poor, according to a new study released this week by an alliance of major organizations. The World Wealth Report from Oxfam, Greenpeace, and other groups found that while the total number of millionaires in the...
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